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SCI112 - BodyWorks: Heart Disease (1 cr.)

A multidisciplinary approach integrating biological, chemical and public health concepts related to heart disease. Topics covered include: basic heart anatomy, ions important for proper heart function, the electrical system of the heart, risk factors, contributing factors, disease states found in the heart, treatment options, and ideas for heart disease prevention. (Fall). Liberal arts.

SCI185 - Safety in the Modern Laboratory (1 cr.)

A survey of safety approaches used in the modern science laboratory and the Federal and State regulations enacted to ensure worker safety and a healthy environment. Designed for those who will assume professional positions requiring responsibility for the laboratory safety and health of themselves, others, and the environment.

SCI188L - Solar Home Design Lab (0 cr.)

(Fall).

SCI199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. (Spring, Fall).

SCI207 - Organic Farming (3 cr.)

The application of science, humanities, business and appropriate technologies to the design and management of sustainable organic farming systems. A holistic approach to agriculture and agricultural development based on traditional, alternative, and local farming. Linking ecology, socio-economics and culture to sustain organic production, farming communities, and environmental health. (Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

SCI299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

SCI399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. (Spring).

SCI430 - Science Teaching Methods 7-12 (3 cr.)

Designed to prepare pre-service intermediate and commencement teacher candidates to become competent science teachers who can guide and facilitate interactions to meet the learning needs of diverse populations of students. Course is intended for Adolescence Education (7-12) majors in biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Issues, strategies, and resources for science teaching will be examined through individual and group work involving class projects, peer teaching and authentic presentations. Students will be expected to begin to develop a professional portfolio, use self-reflection, and peer review to refine work. (Fall). Prerequisites: one of the following: PHY314, BIO304, BIO305, CHE240, CHE242, GEL101, or POI; junior standing.

SCI499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

SCI504 - Professional Science Internship (3 to 6 cr.)

Specialized graduate level course for the Professional Science Master's (PSM) program. Application of science and organizational skills in an internship setting for PSM degree candidates. Advanced writing of an internship proposal and final report. Each student will give an oral presentation as part of the internship requirements. (Fall). Prerequisites: graduate student standing in the M.S. Natural Science Professional Science Masters program or POI.

SCI505 - Graduate Seminar in Natural Science (1 to 2 cr.)

Graduate-level seminar. Specialized topics in science. Topics vary with instructor and semester but potential subjects include genetics, bioinformatics, landscape ecology, global climate change, advanced concepts in biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, and others. Advanced concepts will be developed through reading original research papers and interactive discussions led by graduate students. Course can be repeated for credit up to three credits total. (Spring). Prerequisite: Graduate Student Standing.

SCI510 - Research Methods (3 cr.)

Specialized graduate-level research methods course. Introduction to research methods and proposal development for master's thesis work. Advanced writing of the required thesis proposal for a master's in natural science degree. Each student will give an oral presentation and submit a written master's research proposal. (Spring). Prerequisite: Graduate Student Standing.

SCI530 - Science Teaching Methods (7-12) (3 cr.)

Prepares adolescence teacher candidates to become competent science teachers meeting the learning needs of diverse students using the standards of the National Science Teachers Association and the New York State Education Department. Intended for Masters of Science in Teaching Adolescence Education (7-12) candidates in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physics. Issues, strategies, and resources for science teaching will be examined through class projects, peer teaching and authentic laboratory presentations. Preparation of a curricular budget, advanced topics in assessment and rubric development, and design and assessment of science laboratory learning experiences to meet New York State Standards will be emphasized. Students develop a professional portfolio using self-reflection and peer review. (Fall). Prerequisites: Graduate or senior standing; PHY314, or BIO304, or BIO305, or CHE240, or CHE242, or GEL310, or GEL102 or POI.

SCI599 - Independent Study (1 to 12 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. (Fall).

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